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Pregnant women may be unaware of possible e-cigarette risks

In a small U.S. study, nearly half of all pregnant women surveyed did not think electronic cigarettes contain nicotine or know that the devices can be addictive. Almost half of the group of 316 pregnant women also believed e-cigarettes were less harmful
added Jun 12, 2015 22:54

CDC Lying About Financial Conflicts of Interest and Failing to Disclose Big Pharma Funding When It Releases Statements About E-Cigarettes

also lying about electronic cigarettes being a gateway to smoking and condemning millions of kids to a lifetime of addiction. The agency's funding from pharmaceutical companies that stand to lose severely if electronic cigarettes are promoted creates a cl
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:40

Additives in low tar ('light') and e-cigarettes may reinforce nicotine dependence

Pyrazine additives in low tar ('light') and e-cigarettes may be reinforcing the addictive qualities of nicotine, and should be strictly regulated, concludes research published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 11, 2015 16:36

[Canada] "Maintained in part"

Riordan refused a mechanism for addicted Quebec smokers to receive any compensation...Among his findings are several which will disappoint the public health community, including his finding of no fault with respect to the marketing of light cigarettes an
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 11, 2015 13:40

A study of pyrazines in cigarettes and how additives might be used to enhance tobacco addiction [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette additives and ingredients with chemosensory effects that promote addiction by acting synergistically with nicotine, increasing product appeal, easing smoking initiation, discouraging cessation or promoting relapse should be regulated by the US F
Tobacco Control
added Jun 11, 2015 12:00

[Canada] Dependence? Addiction? A rose by any other name would still have thorns.

judge decided that the wide variation in the experience of addiction made it inappropriate to assign a one-size-fits-most 'collective recovery' for the almost 1 million addicted Quebec smokers. Nor would he agree that individuals like Ms. Létourneau shoul
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:38

[UK] STREET-PORTER: The right of children to breath clean air trumps any ‘right’ a parent has to smoke - Comment - Voices - The Independent

I grew up in a home where both parents smoked continuously. My father had a heart attack followed by bypass surgery, and my sister died of lung cancer.... Addiction to cigarettes (like alcohol) is harming children in low-income homes and they have no cho
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:15

SEIDMAN: Today's Smokers Are Having a Harder Time Quitting -- What Changed? | Dr. Daniel Seidman

many tobacco companies reengineered cigarettes to more efficiently deliver the nicotine that keeps their customers coming back (1,2). This is called the "yield." Increased yield means smokers, even if they smoke fewer cigarettes per day, still get plenty
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2015 16:00

[Asia, India] Never planned to quit smoking: Anonymous confession of nicotine addict

Post World No Tobacco Day (May 31), here is an anonymous confession of a nicotine addict, or what everyone else calls a chain-smoker. I don’t have a terminal disease. I didn’t quit on my doctor’s insistence or my family’s emotional blackmail. I am not r
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:56

[Canada] Tasha Kheiriddin: A $15 billion award against Big Tobacco should make other industries very nervous

it would open the floodgates to litigation against any company which did not "disclose" that its product could negatively impact health if consumed in great quantities, despite such knowledge being disseminated by the media or other means. Then there's th
National Post (ca)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:00
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